'It's like friends meeting again' - Deutsche Welle's Director General Peter Limbourg speaks at the opening ceremony of the annual Global Media Forum (GMF) in Bonn. The motto of this year's conference is 'Global Inequalities.'
Peter Limbourg has been reaffirmed as director general of Deutsche Welle (DW), giving him another six years at the helm of Germany's international broadcaster. He was praised for his innovations up to now.
Inequality around the world is the topic of the 11th Global Media Forum in Bonn. Participants will discuss how media outlets can address the issue and show what can be done to alleviate such a problem in the first place.
With a plethora of crises and rising populism across the globe, Germany's international broadcaster is facing fresh challenges. On Tuesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to speak at a ceremony marking the anniversary.
The fight against fake news and a new global role as a European broadcaster post-Brexit were the talking points as DW marked its anniversary. On hand were Bundestag deputies from all parties and the German chancellor.
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